Dark Nebula 1353 - LRGB
LDN 1353 is a dark
molecular cloud of dust in Cassiopeia. This
molecular cloud is part of our Milky Way galaxy.
10/10/10 x 10 min each of RGB, 30x10 min Luminance
Camera: Moravian G4 (16803) w Gen II Astrodon RGB and H-Alpha
Scope: Astrophysics AP155EDF Refractor w Focus Boss II
Mount: Paramount MX
Guiding SBIG ST402ME attached to a Borg 60mm guidescope
RGB and Luminance processing in PixInsight;
Then used Russ Croman's StarXTerminator to remove the stars from the
Luminance, stretched the starless image then put the
stars back (stretching them somewhat but separately).
Blend of Luminance w RGB in Photoshop. Added
contrast via Curves. Save-for-web.
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